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pairing speakers

Michele Jan 14, 2014 05:05PM CST

Is it possible to pair speakers? I would love to have one upstairs and one downstairs playing the same music from my ipad/ipod so I could have music playing throughout the house. We currently have 1 Soundfreaq SFQ-02RB Sound Step Bluetooth Wireless Speaker and I'd like to be able to purchase another for upstairs - but play them at the same time. Is this possible?

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Lisa Jan 14, 2014 09:35PM CST SOUNDFREAQ Customer Service Ninja

Thank you for being a Soundfreaq customer. I understand you'd like to have a central sound system in your house that plays off multiple Soundfreaq units. Unfortunately, current Bluetooth technology does not allow devices to connect to more than one audio system at the same time. Therefore, you would not be able to sync additional speakers if you were to buy any additional units.

However, please note our newest system, the SFQ-06 Sound Platform 2 has the capabilities for audio separation for up to two units. Both units must be SFQ-06 to achieve dual Bluetooth streaming.

Furthermore, these two speakers must be placed within a clear line of sight of each other, up to 10 meters as standard for all Bluetooth devices. Therefore, the setup you describe of having one upstairs and one downstairs will most likely not work.

Please let us know if you have any other questions.
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Emanuel Levy May 04, 2014 09:25PM CDT
I don't expect the Mod's to approve this but the Gramofon on Kickstarter which workes over WiFi will do this.
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Lisa May 04, 2014 09:28PM CDT SOUNDFREAQ Customer Service Ninja
Emanuel, thank you for your feedback, and we certainly support an insightful discussion on different alternatives--we want users to find the best speaker for their listening needs, regardless of which brand! There are many ingenious options for multi-speaker sound system, the most popular currently being Apple's AirPlay.

Any other questions or feedback, please let us know.
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Kara Nov 30, 2015 06:13PM CST
It's over a year since this question was asked. Are there any updates? I love your product but want it to work throughout the house (two or more units, definitely no line-of-sight).
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Lisa Nov 30, 2015 06:14PM CST SOUNDFREAQ Customer Service Ninja
Kara, thank you for being a Soundfreaq customer, and we don't plan on updating our old models.

However, Google just released a new Chromecast audio that will allow you to attach each of these small dongles to any speaker to allow simultaneous streaming.

Hope that helps! Any other questions, please let us know.

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